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Shouting at Dawdling Dumpers at the Miami Admirals Club Bathroom

A bit of potty humor for Friday. I was in an American Airlines Admirals Club in Miami this week, minding my own business, when I heard a loud, aggressive shout ricochet around the tiles, “Come on guys, you reading in there? There’s a line.” (That Admirals Club by D-30 is sprawling with small bathrooms. Not…

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No 2015 Delta NY-Prince Edward Island Summer Seasonal Flight

A great summer tradition for my wife and I will be taking a pause. No summer Delta New York JFK – Prince Edward Island, Canada flight. The flights still had not appeared for booking and PEI’s Charlottetown Airport confirmed it. Airplane geek friend theorized Delta’s reduction of regional jets may play a part. We loved…

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The Most Exclusive First Class Lounge in the World?

Connecting in Houston Airport (IAH) I stopped at the KLM Crown Lounge and glimpsed the rarefied air of the Korean Air First Class Only section. Designed to fit only the most elite passenger on a flight, this may be the most exclusive first class lounge in the world. Amenities a bit lacking, though. I gazed…

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Uganda Entebbe Airport Lounge Has Faux Mountain and Goldfish Pond

The Karibuni Lounge at Uganda’s Entebbe Interinational Airport (EBB) had a faux mountain and goldfish pond front the restrooms. Billiards, comfy seating, and passion fruits, to boot. Not bad! In this series: Uganda Visa on Arrival Rwanda New Visa on Arrival Process The East Africa Borderless Visa for Kenya, Uganda and Rwanda Burundi Visa on…

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Confirmed: Citi Prestige Priority Pass Includes 2 Guests or Immediate Family! And $50 Authorized Users!

Citi Prestige took on a new look and new benefits on October 19. For lounge access, out went Airport Angel and in went Priority Pass. Last month I dug into the fine print to see that this form of Priority Pass might be a whole lot more generous than the versions offered with competitor cards…

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See You at JFK TWA Flight Center Saturday?

“It’s JFK,” the friendly front desk manager at the Hilton Garden Inn JFK said when I mentioned the weekend disruption of JFK AirTrain closed between Federal Circle and the terminals, and numerous subway closures detailed in MTA’s The Weekender. It is enough for me to burn 40,000 Hilton points to get out to JFK Friday…

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Is the New Citi Prestige Lounge Access Benefit Really That Generous For Families?

I recently got the Citi Prestige card through the in-branch 60k offer. It is a complicated card of many benefits, a number of which are changing October 19, 2014, summarized high-level here. The card has two airport lounge programs. First is American Airlines Admirals Club which is not changing. The Primary Cardholder, when traveling on…

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